School Holiday Ideas

Holiday Clubs, Workshops & Camps

There are lots of holiday clubs, workshops and camps running across Hull and the East Riding of Yorkshire in the school holidays. You can find a handy guide here.

If you are running a club, workshop or camp please contact me here to be listed.


All of these school holiday clubs and camps are those which took place at October half term.

Many do not run sessions over Christmas and will next run again in February half term, please contact them individually to check on Christmas school holidays, thank you.

beverley golf club junior golf sessions october half term October half term fun golf camps at Beverley Golf Club, with PGA Professionals Paul Gibson and Theo Blake. 2 camps for half term:

  • Monday 25th October 
  • Tuesday 26th October

Both sessions are 12noon – 3pm. £15 per session, includes a drink for the children. All equipment provided. Suitable for ages 5+ years.

Call 01482 868757 or email paul@beverley.golf for more info and booking.

cottingham parks golf course, family and childrens golf

October Half Term – Junior Try Golf Sessions.

Would you like to try golf or build on you current skills? Come and join the fun in our Get into Golf sessions at Cottingham Parks. Monday 25th, Wednesday 27th, Thursday 28th October 2021. All sessions 1-2pm.

£7.50 per session or all 3 for £20. For ages 5-15 years.

Coaching by PGA Assistant Professional Chris Cowling to address all aspects of the game, tailored to the skill/experience of the child. Fun, games and competitions along the way! A great way to meet new friends and have fun this half term.

To book please call  01482 846030 or email proshop@cottinghamparks.co.uk for booking. You can follow Cottingham Parks on facebook here.

crafty cat events anlaby, childrens craft sessions and partysCrafty Cat events (formerly Deliciously Crafty in Anlaby) have drop in crafts’ available and a range of extra workshops this October Half Term 2021:

  • Monday 25th October: 10am – 2pm Drop in Crafts, 2pm – 3.30pm Little Adventurers (Age 4 -6)
  • Tuesday 26th October: 10.30am – 12pm Tiny Explorers (Age 2 – 4), 12pm – 4pm Drop in crafts
  • Wednesday 27th October: 10am – 2pm Drop in Crafts, 2pm – 3.30pm Creative Crafters (Age 7 – 12)
  • Thursday 28th October: 10am – 4pm Drop in Crafts
  • Friday 29th October: 10.30am – 11.30am Read and Create (Ages 3 – 7). 2.30am – 4pm Drop in crafts
  • Saturday 30th October: 10am – 4pm Drop in craft. 6pm – Halloween Party
  • Sunday 31st October: 10am – 1pm Drop in crafts

Full details of each session and booking online is on their website here. You can follow them on facebook here.

272 Hull Road, Anlaby, HU4 7RR. deliciouslycrafty@hotmail.com.

first touch uk, football coaching in hullFor boys and girls age 7-14 years. FA qualified coaches, skills development, challenges and fun games, matches, plus much more. Technical training skills.

Running throughout October half term 2021.

All running from Eastfield Primary School, Anlaby High Road, Hull, HU4 6DT.

To book a place please visit their website here or book via their facebook page here.

fit4fun summer campsRunning daily Monday to Thursday  for October half term 25th to 28th October 2021. All days are 8.30am – 5pm.

We are back at South Hunsley School running our action packed sports camps! Sit back, relax and let Fit4Fun take care of your childcare arrangements throughout the entire school holidays. Our qualified, Ofsted registered and provider approved coaches will structure an action packed day with activities such as Football, Gymnastics, Golf, Dodgeball, Basketball, Tennis, Rounders, Hockey, Athletics and much more. All you will need is a packed lunch, sensible footwear for indoor/outdoor sport, snacks and plenty of fluid. 

Suitable for ages 5-12 years. Sessions will run in accordance with government and public health guidelines. South Hunsley School, Melton, HU14 3HS.

For more information and booking please visit their website here or email info@fit4fun.coYou can also follow them on Facebook here.

flex dance hullJoin us for some spooky fun and dance like no-body is watching!

Hull camps running 27th, 28th 29th October 2021 at:

  • Hull West: Active+ (Little Monkeys), National Avenue
  • Hull East: Spring Cottage Primary
Suitable for ages 4+ years. 9am-3pm each day (drop off from 8.30am). £50 for all 3 days!  Flex students and non-students all welcome.

For more info and bookings text Sam on 07921 222710, or visit their website here or follow them on facebook here.

goldstar active half term halloween camps brough and willerby Running daily 25th to 29th October 2021

At Goldstar Active Brough and Willerby, purpose built gymnastic studios. Multi-active camps, includes gymnastics, trampolining, street dance, musical theatre. All taught by qualified instructors.

Open daily. Drop off at 10am, collect 3pm. £16 a day.

For more info and bookings call them on 01482 656438, email hello@goldstaractive.co.uk. Or visit their website here or follow them on facebook here.

York Way, Willerby, HU10 6HD (next to Aldi, behind Store More) and Hytec Way, Brough.

hessle soccer camp, school holiday football campsFootball training, fun, games and tournaments for boys and girls aged 6-13 yars, all delivered by qualified FA coaches. Run 9.30am-2.30pm Tuesday to Thursday weekly.

Booking in advance only. £10 deposit secures a place (non-refundable). £12 per day or all 3 days for £30. Please contact hesslesoccercamp@gmail.com or call 07724 329313 for more info and to book, or message them on facebook here.

The Recca (King George V Playing Field), Boothferry Road, Hessle.

soccer kings october half term 2021 school holiday camps hullHalloween Camps running daily throughout October Half Term 2021

Don’t delay and get booked on today. Our centre is following the government guidelines to ensure the safety of your children.

Daily Monday to Friday 25th to 29th October 2021.

Football camps run 10am – 3pm, £10 per child. Breakfast Club 8am until 10am, £3 per child.

Book by calling 01482 822848 or email info@soccer-kings.co.uk, or check out their website here for more info.

Oslo Road, Sutton Fields Industrial Estate, Hull, HU7 0YN.

little bunny bakersOooh it’s time for Spook-tacular Halloween Workshops! We’ve got 5 fantastic Halloween inspired workshops to get everyone into the spooky spirit! They are 1 hour and a half long, include a home-made spooky snack and a spooky drink too! Whilst everything bakes, we’ll also do a spooky activity from the Magic Box.
  • 28th October: Monstrous Halloween Cookies…watch out for the one that bites! 9am or 11.15am. Cookie Monster Piñata Cupcakes “me love cookies”! 2pm or 4.15pm
  • 29th October: Spooky Halloween Brownie Bites! 9am or 11.15am. Halloween Party Food…Spooky mummified sausages and ghostly pizzas! 2pm or 4.15pm
  • 30th October: HARRY POTTER FEST! Wands at the ready! A fantastic extended workshop (2 hours 30 minutes) of magical Harry Potter inspired baking fun including Hedwig Chocolate Cupcakes, Hogwarts Express Pumpkin Pasties and Harry’s Lightning Chocolate Bark! 9am or 1pm

Suitable for ages 3 to 11. Limited spaces still available, email littlebunnybakers@gmail.com for availability or book online here.

meridian gymnastics beverleyWe are a fully equipped gymnastics club, based in Beverley, with lots of sessions this summer for pre-school and school age children, from beginners upwards – Awaiting October half term update.

We run classes from pre-school right up to adults weekly. We also run extra sessions over the school holidays. We have a full sized sprung floor, vault, beams, A bars and high bar, trampettes and an airtrack.

Whether you are a total beginner or done gymnastics before, come along and try us out. Members and non-members all welcome for summer sessions.
For more information, please call/text 07940485263, email meridiangymnasticsltd@yahoo.co.uk, or see our facebook page.

Unit C1, Grovehill Industrial Estate, Beck View Road, Beverley, HU17 0GJ

THread and Press summer holiday clubThread and Press CIC are running two children’s holiday club sessions this Autumn half term:
  • Friday 29th October is ‘Make Personalised Bunting’ at Driffield Youth Action running from 9am – 12 noon. Children will sew and make their own bedroom bunting using a choice of fabrics and colours.
  • Saturday 30th October is Make a Patterned Cushion at Melbourne Village Hall from 9am – 12 noon. In this session, children will learn to design and make a decorative fabric and sew this into a wonderful cushion!

Both sessions are for ages 8 – 16 years and cost £22.50 per child. We offer a 10% sibling discount. In both sessions, we show young people how to  safely use a sewing machine. All sessions run by an experienced teacher with Enhanced DBS. We are also ERMOS registered.  Booking essential. Places limited. Book online here.

Aspire Gymnastics Club

British Gymnastics registered Club, offering Gymnastics and Trampolining for:

  • Boys and girls aged 5-16
  • Preschool gymnastics for walking to 4 years.
  • Plus, Holiday Camps for members and non-members during school holidays.

Please email admin.support@aspiregymnasticsclub.org or call 01482 374808 for further details.

Various times and days. Unit 8 St Johns Business Park, St Johns Grove, Hull, HU9 3RL

Ballers Academy – School Holiday Football Camps

Open for Christmas Holidays – 20th to 23rd & 28th to 30th December 2021, Tranby School, HU10 7EH.

Ballers Academy is a fun filled soccer academy, giving soccer mad children the opportunity to excel within Football. They complete different skills and drills daily, helping to improve agility, balance, coordination, control and applying these attributes in a game situation. For ages 5-12 years. Ballers Academy have partnered with Kids Takeover, enabling our FOOTBALL Holiday Camps to be flexible around childcare hours.

  • Ballers: 9.30-1.30, £12
  • Ballers+Kids Takeover+wrap around care: 8.00-5.30 £24, 9.30-4.30 £16.

The fun filled Football Academy is perfect for all abilities and delivered by fully qualified coaches. More information and booking on their website here.

Beverley Cherry Tree Community Centre Summer Holiday Club

Join The Beverley Cherry Tree Community Centre holiday club. Awaiting October half term update.

for children aged 3-11 yrs. Activities include baking and cooking, arts and crafts, messy play and more.

£10 per session 10am-2pm, £8 extra for early or late pick up (8am-4pm). Call 01482 871993 to book a place or email manager@ctca.org.uk.

117 Cherry Tree Lane, Beverley HU17 0AY

Cook Stars – Summer Holiday Cookery Workshops

cookstars hull and holderness

Cookstars run workshops in most school holidays at various venues across Hull and the East Riding. Contact them for Halloween workshop info.

For more information and to book please call Sarah on 07555 575605 or email sarah.pittaway@cookstars.co.uk,or book direct online here. Or you can find more info on her website here or follow her on facebook here.

Free Swimming and Holiday Camps – Get Hull Active

Free Christmas Holiday Sports Camps for Hull residents aged 8-13 years, and includes a free lunch. Runs 20th-23rd December 2021, 10am – 1pm & 2pm – 5pm at 4 locations across Hull – Ennerdale Leisure Centre, 01482 331136, Costello Stadium, 01482 331315, Woodford Leisure Centre, 01482 331322 and the Waudby Centre, 01482 715550.  Book online or call one of the sites.

Free Swimming throughout the Christmas holidays at Ennerdale Leisure Centre, Woodford Leisure Centre, and Beverley Road Baths. Selected times, and children must be under 15 years or under to qualify. Contact the centres for more information.

Hessle Aces Holiday Club

Run by the Hessle Pre School Nursery Group. Hessle Aces Holiday Club – provide a holiday club every day during school holidays. It is held at Hessle All Saints Primary school but children from any school can attend these holiday clubs. Open 7.30am-6pm in school holidays (excluding bank holidays and 1 week off over Christmas).

For more information please call 01482 643565 or email hesslepreschoolnursery@yahoo.co.uk. Follow them on facebook here or find more information on their website here.

JB Cheerleading & Dance Camps

Cheerleading & Dance Camps from JB Cheer Academy at The Academy St Marys Sports College, Cranbrook Avenue, Hull. Suitable for ages 7 -14 years. DBS checked, First Aid.

Run camps in most school holidays, contact them for latest info and booking –info@jbsportsdance.co.uk.

Kids Takeover – Christmas Holiday Activity Camps

Running for Christmas 20th to 23rd December 2021.

Kids Takeover run fun activity camps for 5 – 12 yrs in school holidays. Camps include sports, dance, themed days, competitions, arts/crafts, challenges and more. They run 9.30am – 4.30pm each day, (with additional wraparound 8am – 5.30pm also available).

  • Tranby, Anlaby, HU10 7EH
  • Longcroft School, Beverley, HU17 7RJ

Cost – Main camp is £16 per day, plus £8 for wraparound care. 10% off for sibling discount. Also check out their annual membership options. For info and booking call 0845 122 3457.

Lab Rascals Halloween Workshops

Spooky Workshops with Lab Rascals at the Pop Up Space in Flemingate:

  • Slime – 27th October, 9.30am, 11.00am, 1.00pm. £7.95 per child with 1 adult.
  • Spooky Potions & Bubbling Cauldrens – 28th October, 9.30am, 11.00am, 1.00pm. £7.95 per child (5 yrs+) with 1 adult.

Must be booked in advance, call 07825285155 for booking details.

Flemingate, Beverley HU17 0NQ

Launch Pad Holiday Camp, Trampolining & Gymnastics

Trampolining, Gymnastics, DMT. For ages 5+. Run holiday camps and sessions during most school holidays.

For more information and booking call 01482 327332 or email info@launchpadacademy.co.uk.

Unit 5 Trackside Business Park, Hawthorn Avenue, Hull, HU3 5EN

Northern Lights Drama School Holiday Workshops – Halloween at Hogwarts

Join Dumbledore and the school’s notorious professors in the Great Hall for the annual sorting hat ritual, before attending classes in Singing Spells, Defence Against the Dark Art of Acting and Divination through Dance. Family (muggles included) are cordially invited to watch an enchanting showcase at the end of the day.

Tuesday 26th October 9.30 – 3.30pm at Tranby School, Anlaby (formerly Hull Collegiate).

Suitable for magical creatures 4 – 16 years (new pupils welcome!). Only 6 Galleons (£35) per witch or wizard. Fancy dress optional. For more info call 01482 655656 or email info@heynld.co.uk

Pocklington – Tennis Camp

  • Week 1 – Monday 25th to Friday 29th October
  • Week 2 – Monday 1st to Wednesday 3rd November

Full Day 9am – 4pm, £35. Half Day 9am – 12noon, £25

We recommend booking ASAP to avoid disappointment. All of our camps will adhere to the Government/LTA Guidelines, and strict measures will be in place to ensure the health and safety of the participants, parents & coaches. Places will be allocated on a first come first served basis due to limited spaces being available each day. Everybody’s welcome, from beginners to advanced players, for ages 4-16yrs.

Please contact Sean Evans on 07772 151545

Soccer Sensations Sports Camps

Awaiting October half term update.

Learn new skills and most importantly have fun, with fun games for all, including football, rugby, tennis, pool knockouts plus more for children 4-12yrs. 10am-3pm, £10 per day, or £12 including breakfast club from 8am.  £3.00 for a hot meal, or bring a packed lunch. To book call 01482 706333.

Poorhouse Lane, Hull, HU9 5DF

South Cave Kids Club

Runs 25th to 28th October 2021 for the Halloween Spook-tacular!
Including: Pumpkin Carving Eye ball buns at our Baking club. Glow in the dark party and dress up. Wednesday we are running a trip to the wonderful Stockeld Park .

We are a Kids club in South Cave, based at the Primary school. We are a charity-run club that has been going for 25 years!! We take children Before and After school and our Fabulous Holiday club is open every school holiday with bouncy castles theme days crafts BBQs and pool parties.

We pride ourselves on diversity and an open-door policy so please call or pop anytime to take a look.
For further details contact the club on 01430 424858 or infosouthcavekids@gmail.com.

Sportsability Intensive Swim Courses

Intensive swimming courses run during some school holidays at Sportsability Swim School. Quality lessons for pre-schoolers, beginners and intermediate swimmers. Runs daily in school holidays Monday – Friday

Maximum 6 per class. Highly experienced and qualified teachers and assistant in the pool, taught in a private pool with exclusive use in Dunswell.

Limited availability, please book early. To book call 01482 229676, email info@sportsability.org.uk

Teo’s Tennis School Holiday Camps

Tennis training camps as well as other fun games and activities at Swanland Lawn Tennis Club for kids from 4-16 years, throughout most school holidays. 1, 2 & 5 Hour Holiday Training, Morning, Afternoon and Full Day Camps.

Call for more information – Teo Arkut on 07890 783807 or info@teostennis.com

The Space Dance School Holiday Fun

Run most school holidays. For children aged 6-14yrs. 9am-3pm. Bring a packed lunch and drinks. £15 per day per child. Places are limited so booking is essential. Full payment is required to secure your place. To book please email hello@spacedance.co.uk

The Space Dance Studio – Grafton Street, Hull, HU5 2NP.

Tigers Trust School Holiday Football Centre

Football Centres for 5-12 years across lots of venues locally during school holidays.

This October Half Term they have camps at: Tigers Trust Arena, South Hunsley, Howden School and Withernsea High School. Daily, 10am-3pm each day.

The children will get a chance to work on their skills and improve on a variety of fundamental football skills such as passing , dribbling and shooting working with our FA/UEFA  qualified coaches.

Booking online in advance is essential. Boys & Girls aged 5-12 years. 3 days £35, 4 days £45.

For more information and to book email alex.ellerington@tigerstrust.co.uk

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